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Take a Quick Trip to Lake Oconee with the Girls this Spring

A girls weekend should be an escape where you can do as much as you’d like—or as little as you’d like. The charming southern town of Greensboro, Georgia, clocks in at just over an hour from Midtown and offers a detour from daily life straight to the lake. Whether pampering yourself with a Red Georgia Clay spa treatment at The Ritz-Carlton Reynolds, Lake Oconee or trying a slice of buttermilk pie at a famous Southern eatery, girlfriends love Greensboro.

Sunrise and Sunset Yoga

The Ritz-Carlton Reynolds, Lake Oconee

1 Lake Oconee Trail, Greensboro, GA 30642 |

Staying at The Ritz-Carlton Reynolds, Lake Oconee offers restful nights as well as energizing mornings. The resort hosts sunrise yoga experiences in several locations with panoramic views of Lake Oconee. At The Spa’s Fitness Center, a variety of classes are offered throughout the day.

She’s a Straight Shooter

The Sandy Creek Sporting Grounds

1 Lake Oconee Trail, Greensboro, GA 30642 |

Who says shooting is for the guys? Channel your inner Annie Oakley at The Sandy Creek Sporting Grounds. Under the direction of international shooting champion Justin Jones, top guns and beginners alike can rent guns and receive instruction in the sporting clays instruction and games area. 


The Yesterday Café

114 N. Main St., Greensboro, GA 30642 |

The icing on the cake of Carrie Underwood’s dream wedding at Lake Oconee came from The Yesterday Café, Greensboro’s destination for Southern sweets. The Main Street neighborhood eatery became famous when the singer ordered 300 buttermilk pies known for their sweet, Southern custard.

Say Ahhh

The Spa at The Ritz-Carlton Reynolds, Lake Oconee

1 Lake Oconee Trail, Greensboro, GA 30642 |

The Ritz-Carlton Reynolds, Lake Oconee has long been known for restorative spa services but has expanded its services to locally inspired, natural treatments. The Georgian, a full-body treatment utilizes red Georgia clay combined with the antioxidant properties of sweet tea and magnolia. 

Catch Up in the Country

Lake Oconee

A 7-mile trail winds around Lake Oconee in various elevations for walking or hiking. Bikes are available for hotel guests wanting to cruise around the resort in style. Switch it up and explore with one of the resort’s Schiller Water Bikes, canoes, kayaks and stand-up paddleboards.